Aguilas is famous for its festivals too numerous to mention, its Mardi Gras in mid February is one of the best in Spain.the main attraction of Aguilas is the typical Spanish everyday life, it's non touristy atmosphere with lots and lots of local activity, shops, tapas bars, restaurants and markets, in short the real vibrant but relaxed Spain.
The climate is similar to the Costa del Sol, so suitable all year round. It enjoys constant sunshine with daytime temperatures seldom below 18 celcius in winter. Spring and Autumn enjoy daytime temps in the mid twenties and hot in summer. You can golf in Almanzora the only desert golf course in europe which is 30 min away. There is a water park in Garrucha 30 min away.
Alicante Airport 90 min away, San Javier aka Murcia airport 60 min away or Almeria airport 60 min away. Aer Lingus, Ryan Air, Easy Jet among others fly to the above airports.